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by a hurricane. >> right. >> and in those names when they were particularly destructive, katrina, andrew, that sort of thing. and so now first of all, actually it resides in the hands of the meet logical organization. but mike said that he thinks it will be retired because it also hits jamaica and eastern cuba. and so probably we won't see another sandy. i think that's okay too. >> i think that's enough. >> right. >>> all right, we'll start with a live look outside. this is our live weather cam. that's just about 10 degrees above average. still a couple sprinkles here and there. dew points are in the 30s. the pressure is still rising. 2.9 inches. rising since about tuesday. here is a look at your radar. just a little shower activity, pushing across, well, i-95 and the baltimore washington parkway here. a little bit of the leftover shower is still back here in extreme western fairfax county. but if you are headed up, you know, through laurel, up i-95 towards baltimore, then you will probably have a wet commute on your way home. nothing heavy, but just enough as sandy is still annoying. te
is now being called new jersey and new york's katrina. >> it's big deal. >> thanks christine. >>> here's a look at the latest outage numbers in our area -- >>> this morning, police continue to investigate a fatal pedestrian accident in jermantown. sky 9 was over the scene yesterday when a 15-year-old was killed on jermantown road at wisteria drive. the victim has been identified as christina morris-ward. she was a tenth grader at seneca valley high school and he was walking to -- she was walking to school. julie wolf excuse me is live on the scene in jermantown and she has more on where things are moving forward today. julie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you mike, we are here less than a half a mile from seneca value legal high school. this is where christina morris- ward was trying to cross the road and make it here on the way to school when she was hit and killed. montgomery county police tell me they are still reconstructing the accident. here at the scene yesterday, they told me that the driver did stop to help after the accident. and he was the one with the green lig
katrina, people were forced to abandon their pets. are there any shelters that you know of that will accept families with their animals? >> i don't know right now, but i would say everybody should keep in touch with media, like yourselves, because as shelters open, they will let us know if they are pet friendly. but certainly if you are sheltering at home, you should have what you need for your pet and have it now and have it ready and have three days worth of it. >> what's the protocol to getting some of your team members on the ground, say there's a situation where there's a tense emergency and your help is needed, how does somebody contact you specifically and put in a request? >> what they do is they will go through their local emergency agencies like the police, fire department or their governments and we get called. then our volunteers and staff who are trained in these services are at the ready and provide the help that is needed. >> cheryl kravitz with the national capital area red cross. cheryl, you stay safe as well in this store. thank you for your help. >> th
industry estimates economic losses from the storm at $50 billion. second only to hurricane katrina. more than three million homes and businesses are still without power as the nights grow colder. in parts of new york and new jersey, there's high anxiety as the gas gauge drops to empty and the lines go on for hours. this evening, new york city's mayor reversed himself and canceled sunday's new york city marathon. his hand forced by withering criticism. >> they got generators over there to keep the runners warm. we need the help! >> pelley: the starting line for the race was to be on staten island, home of the trayna family where at least 19 people were killed. we have a team of correspondents covering the aftermath of sandy. first, we're going to go to anna werner who was there when more bodies were found on staten island today. anna? >> reporter: scott, many people here say that they live in the forgotten borough and that that has never been more true than in the wake of hurricane sandy. the devastation and pain are everywhere here, in the neighborhood where more people died than any oth
behind hurricane katrina. 4.6 million customers have no power from east coast to the midwest. randall, good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell. we like to talk about the good news. the amazing hard work that is being done to recover, but so much was lost and still so much work remaining to be done. it's all taking a toll. you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas. and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. >> we can't go to the brookolog bridge. >> reporter: traffic will only get better when all the tunnel and subway lines are clear of water and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. con edison says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds of thousands of people in manhattan. here in new jersey police began allowing people who live along the coast back into their homes for the
the army corps of engineers to help. the same group brought into new orleans after hurricane katrina. >> we expect it to be a challenging engineering problem and getting all that storm surge back out and up and running again will take some time and engineering talent and a lot of will power. >> reporter: also need electric power, something 323,000 customers in new york city are still without. workers are pumping around the clock to remove sea water from underground equipment. but dark sky lines and dangerous intersections will be the new normal in lower manhattan and some parts of the outer boroughs for a while longer. utility companies say it might be a week before power is fully restored. city buses will resume full service today and to help new york city get moving again those buses will be operating free of charge. jfk airport resumes limited service today but as far as laguardia goes no word on when laguardia airport might open. >> thank you. much more than water damage in new york city. there was a devastating fire on the rockaway peninsula where much of the neighborhood burned down e
to the economy. that makes it the second most expensive storm in history after hurricane katrina. >> nearly half of new york city's deaths happened on staten island. secretary of state janet napolitano will be there today. anna werner is there. >> reporter: good morning. homes are destroyed. the storm threw cars like toys. that's what it looks like all down this street yet many residents say they believe they've been ignored. some residents of staten island have started calling it the forgotten borough. across storm-ravaged staten island, frustrations are mounting. >> we could have died! we couldn't breathe! we've got 90-year-old people. >> reporter: residents are outraged, claiming their community has been ignored in the days following sandy while aid pours into other parts of new york and new jersey. >> a lot of people are here. a lot of people are hurting. so, it's upsetting. >> reporter: power is out. hundreds of homes have been destroyed and dozens of streets are impassable. still, the city is planning to go ahead with its annual marathon, which kicks off on staten island's verrazano bridge
that already have post true mat yuck stress from katrina, 9/11, this brings it back some is driven by the media but also politicians that want people to be fearful so they get out of the way and save lives. >> of course. you know you don't want to underpredict and you don't want to overpredict. so they are trying to get that just right. >> what can you do? >> you should watch a show like this where the attitude is measured and nothing is hyped. but when you hear somebody talking like this, there is a storm, doesn't matter what they say. if they are talking like this your adrenaline is up. i saw on the upper west side, there were people coming out of a meat store carrying what looked like half a cow. it is like a mob mentality. i think probably like -- box of cereal and a quart of milk will get you through a couple of day. >> right. >> live on the upper west side. i was many cancerying meat but one of the people that went to the store. why am i here? >> because everybody else is here. there are lines. there is a line. >> i better go get something. what do we do
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